Congrats to the Grads: A Time for Embarking on a Balanced Lifestyle

May 17, 2011

On campuses across America, college graduates are suiting up in cap and gown to receive those hard-earned diplomas.
As these grads seek that first career…

Bike to Work This Week

May 16, 2011

Being physically active is an important component of leading a healthy and balanced lifestyle. As we’re now half-way through the month of May, we thought…

Together Counts!

May 11, 2011

Our friends at the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation are launching a cool new initiative called Together Counts.  The program encourages families to…

Let's Play: Children Need Great Places to Be Active within Walking Distance

May 6, 2011

With some frequency, we scope out ideas to help children and adults make physical activity a daily part of their lives.
Today, a number of us at the American…

Fitness in the Workplace

May 3, 2011

May is Employee Health and Fitness Month, a time when employers and employees are encouraged to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through worksite…

Let's Move in School: Power Week for Students Across America

May 2, 2011

From coast to coast, students will be stepping out from behind their desks to participate in National Physical Education and Sport Week.  According to…

Warm Weather Has Arrived!

April 29, 2011

We’re finally thawing out from cool temperatures and an extended spring, getting ready for the pool to open for the summer.  It’s the time of year…

Grab a Sports Drink for Your Workout

April 27, 2011

Staying hydrated is necessary for overall health and wellness.  Sports drinks are one of many beverage options that help achieve this goal.  They often…

Obesity - It's About More Than Just "Calories In"

April 25, 2011

Too often in the media we read about the nation's obesity challenge and how it should be addressed through changing what we eat and drink – the “calories…

Marathon Monday

April 18, 2011

For most of us, April 18 is just an ordinary Monday.  Some may be scrambling to file taxes while others are receiving their returns.  But for a one group…